Alex Hager

Alex Hager, from Darien, Connecticut, is a reporter for Elon News Network. He is a Journalism major with minors in Spanish and Political Science. Alex is passionate about telling stories, hiking mountains, and wearing Hawaiian shirts. 

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NEWS 11/28/18 8:00am

Burglaries over Thanksgiving Break leave students shaken up

On Monday night, Elon University senior Kent Chance’s living room looked like any other college bachelor pad. Things were strewn about the room — stray beer glasses dotted the furniture; mismatched remotes shared space on a cooler serving as a makeshift coffee table. But it was all a bit more disheveled than usual after a break-in only a few days before.

NEWS 11/12/18 12:23pm

Power restored after outage darkens much of campus

Power went out on campus shortly after 11:20 a.m. Monday morning, leaving much of campus in the dark. Backup generators kicked in to keep emergency lights and some Wi-Fi service on. According to a spokesperson for Duke Energy, the source of the power outage is off of Walker Avenue. A fallen tree on a power line is suspected to be the source of the outage. 

NEWS 10/5/18 2:13pm

Listen to the inaugural edition of the ENN Radio podcast

On the first episode of ENN's new podcast, we take a look at Elon's strategic plan with reporter Victoria Traxler, hear the latest updates on McEwen Dining Hall with news director Maya Eaglin, and preview Saturday's football game at JMU with sports director Jack Haley.

SPORTS 9/2/18 10:28am

Phoenix outpaced by USF in season-opener

The Elon University football team found itself outmuscled and outmatched in Raymond James Stadium Saturday night. The University of South Florida rolled to a 34-14 victory behind a pace that proved a handful for the FCS visitors.

SPORTS 6/25/18 7:35pm

CAA women's basketball tournament coming to Elon in 2020

The Schar Center has yet to open its doors, but the list of high-caliber events it’s set to host continues to grow. Elon University’s new arena will be the host site for the 2020 Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Championship, according to a league announcement on Monday.

SPORTS 11/16/17 2:49pm

Football team looking to tighten screws with JMU, playoffs on horizon

The Elon University football team enters this weekend with a loss in its rearview mirror. It is the first time its been in that situation since the first week of September. With a 16-6 loss at the University of New Hampshire on Nov. 11 in the books and a matchup against No. 1 James Madison University coming up this weekend, the momentum may be slowing.

NEWS 11/13/17 1:48pm

Elon chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity suspended from campus

The national Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity Board of Directors voted to suspend the Elon chapter. According to Tad Lichtenauer, Lambda Chi Alpha National Director of communications & IT, the suspension is a result of repeated social violations over several semesters, including holding un-registered parties off-campus.

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